Lexus RX 350 F Sport
NEWS INDEX: Lexus
Lexus RX fourth-gen released
27th December, 2015
RX brings new features to market including a bold new exterior
styling package with Lexus-first styling cues and a redesigned luxury cabin. It combines this dynamic new look
with focused on-road performance and new safety technologies, including the new Lexus Safety System+ package on
all variants. It is longer, lower and wider than its predecessor .....
Lexus LF-FC concept car
30th October, 2015
Its headline feature is a high output fuel cell power system that
drives the rear wheels and also sends power to two in-wheel motors in the front, making LF-FC all-wheel drive .....
Lexus GS F due February 2016
27th October, 2015
The high performance GS F is powered by a 351kW 5.0-litre
naturally-aspirated V8 and features dynamic handling developed on demanding race circuits, including the legendary
Nürburgring in Germany .....
Here now: Lexus IS 200t
16th October, 2015
The motor has 27kW more power than the 250 V6 it replaces and
brings torque up to 350Nm; Changes to the exhaust lay out and engine management system bring power levels five
kilowatts above the NX 200t - to 180kW; IS 200t also combines an eight-speed Sports Direct Shift automatic
transmission with the 2.0-litre turbo engine for the first time; Prices commence at $57,500* .....
Lexus LX 570 update due in December
28th August, 2015
New LX 570 features a sweeping upgrade, with only four door panels
and roof carried over from the current model. It also features an eight-speed transmission, replacing the
six-speed unit .....
Lexus GS: update coming in December
23rd August, 2015
New GS features a restyled front end, upgraded multimedia
technology, the newly available Lexus Safety System + package, new exterior paint colours and interior colours.
The new GS 200t comes with 2.0-litre turbocharged four cylinder engine (180kW and 350Nm) .....
Lexus RC to gain 200t version
16th August, 2015
Lexus has announced the upcoming introduction of the RC 200t, the
turbocharged variant of the Japanese luxury marque's sports coupe .....
Lexus IS: 200t version coming
30th June, 2015
IS will be the second Lexus vehicle to feature the luxury marque's
innovative new 2.0-litre turbo engine in Australia following the recent launch of the the NX 200t compact SUV. The
engine will also be on offer with the fourth generation RX 200t mid-size SUV next year .....
Lexus ES update due later in year
19th May, 2015
New ES features an elegant and progressive styling package,
enhanced luxury interior construction and the new Lexus Safety System +. ES chief engineer Toshio Asahi said
the comprehensive updates provided further polish to the refined sedan .....
Lexus RX: new generation debuts
12th April, 2015
The fourth generation RX features a redesigned, luxurious interior
wrapped in a bold and chiselled body with Lexus-first styling cues. It combines the dynamic new look with
exceptional on-road performance and new safety technologies, including the new Lexus Safety System+ .....
Lexus RC F Coupe released
2nd April, 2015
RC F coupe is the third Lexus to wear the F badge, following the
launch of the IS F in Australia in 2008 and the LFA super car. F models are built for drivers to immerse themselves
in pure driving pleasure and satisfying performance when driving on public roads. RC F achieves this with a V8
engine producing 351kW and 530Nm .....
Lexus NX: 2-litre turbo engine added to line-up
1st February, 2015
All-new 2-litre 175kW four-cylinder petrol engine brings a new
performance dimension to the NX range and a power and equipment-to-price-ratio that eclipses a number of rivals in
the small and medium premium SUV segments. The NX 200t Line begins with the Luxury model at a price* of $52,500*
for the two-wheel drive version .....
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Lexus GS and LS updated
31st December, 2014
All Lexus GS and LS models benefit from the upgrades, headlined
by the adoption of Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), ENFORM connected mobility services, SD card-based
navigation that alerts drivers to speed and red light cameras and school zones, and dual USB ports .....
Lexus RC 350 coupe released
14th December, 2014
Lexus has released its all-new 3.5 litre V6 coupe, the RC 350, across
the nation. The RC 350 has an involving chassis to deliver driving pleasure, a high output drivetrain with smooth,
responsive power delivery and a bold styling package. Prices begin from $66,000* .....
Lexus NX released
27th October, 2014
NX 300h comes highly specified as standard including satellite
navigation, reverse camera, power tailgate, 18-inch alloy wheels, smart entry and start, 10-speaker audio with
digital radio, Enform connected mobility, tyre pressure warning sensors, 60:40 rear-fold seats and a spare
wheel; 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with an electric system consisting of one electric motor in
two-wheel drive and two in all-wheel drive models .....
Lexus RC F: 351kW V8 standard
17th September, 2014
All-new cylinder heads and lighter moving parts have increased
the maximum power of the 5.0-litre, 32-valve engine by 40kW .....
Lexus NX prices announced
2nd September, 2014
Next month Lexus will launch its all new NX 300h with features
like all-speed active cruise control, wireless phone charger, reverse camera, satellite navigation, DAB+ digital
radio and Lexus Hybrid Drive. Priced from $55,000* for the two-wheel drive model, All-wheel drive models commence
at $59,500* .....
High visibility Lexus working with NSW Police
24th June, 2014
Launched as part of the commencement to the official ski-season,
Lexus GS and RX 450h models will patrol the state's Southern Region, stretching from the Royal National Park on
Sydney's outskirts through to the snowfields .....
Lexus Coupe confirmed for Australia
18th June, 2014
RC 350 will feature an all-alloy direct and port-injected
3.5-litre V6 with 234kW of power and 380Nm of torque; RC 350 will feature a 5-litre V8 with in excess of
330kW and 520Nm of torque .....
Lexus NX: a new SUV coming
1st June, 2014
Local launch of NX hybrid and turbo confirmed; First Lexus
in luxury compact cross-over segment; Sharply styled for urban and active lifestyles; Two engines, two
transmissions, FWD and AWD; Safety innovations include panoramic view monitor .....
Lexus ES returns to Australia
23rd April, 2014
The all-new sixth generation ES arrives with greatly
improved interior space, comfort, performance, fuel economy, safety, aerodynamics, features and refinement
compared with its fourth generation predecessor .....
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A new coupe for Lexus
24th December, 2013
Based on the GS platform, the coupe differs in all
dimensions from the GS and IS Lines; The aggressively styled coupe will be available with two powertrains:
3.5-litre V6 teamed with an eight-speed sequential transmission and 2.5-litre hybrid system .....
Lexus GS gains new drivetrain and spec changes
12th December, 2013
Lexus adds GS 300h to line-up - now four drivetrains; Active
safety boosted with the addition of Lane Keep Assist**; Driveability improved across all GS 350 models with
adoption of eight-speed transmission; New features adopted as standard across selected models ...
Lexus ES pricing announced
16th October, 2013
ES will be available with the choice of two transmissions and a
powerful and refined 3.5-litre quad-cam V6 in the ES 350 or, for the first time in the ES, an efficient 2.5-litre
hybrid drivetrain in the ES 300h .....
Lexus release RX 270 X special edition
17th July, 2013
Features include an appearance package with Sports Luxury grade front
bumper, 19" alloy wheels, Heated front seats, Smart Key Card, Head Up, Clearance and Back Sonar, Adaptive Front lighting
System plus .....
New generation Lexus IS arrives
10th July, 2013
Lexus has launched the third generation of the successful IS 250 and
IS 350 sedans in Australia with its largest model line-up, including F Sport variants across the range and an
all-new IS 300h hybrid model. Pricing* commences from $55,900* .....
Lexus ES returning to Australia
26th February, 2013
The all-new front-wheel drive ES carries on the model's
reputation for space, comfort and straight-line stability while offering greater levels of driving
performance from its wider, longer and lower platform .....
All-new Lexus IS unveiled
24th January, 2013
In conjunction with a dramatic new design featuring the
Lexus spindle grille, the new IS has been engineered to provide outstanding dynamic capabilities .....
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Lexus lifts the lid on another F Sport model
22nd October, 2012
F Sport has definitely resonated with Australian Lexus customers, with
almost 50 per cent of IS 350 sales and one-third of CT 200h sales being F Sport models .....
Lexus adding hybrid F Sport to new LS range
21st September, 2012
LS 600h will become Lexus' first all-wheel drive F Sport sedan - ensuring
all 327 kilowatts are transferred to the road, aiding a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 6.3 seconds .....
Lexus reveal the new LS
31st July, 2012
The new LS has 3,000 improvements and component changes,
including three world firsts and no less than 14 Lexus firsts - and it will be here in Australia in early
Chrome for an aussie Lexus LFA
20th July, 2012
An Australian owner of a $700,000 (approx) Lexus LFA super car has
taken their vehicle to the extreme .....
New-look Lexus RX released
2nd July, 2012
Lexus has launched the new-look RX range, featuring greater
driving dynamics, a new model, greater drivetrain choice, bold styling and increased value .....
Lexus GS 450h arrives in June
22nd May, 2012
Lexus Australia will launch its most efficient GS model yet - the
all-new second generation GS 450h in June 2012. Featuring an advanced petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain, the
all-new GS 450h will be priced* from $99,900* .....
Lexus LX 570 updated
6th May, 2012
Lexus Australia has introduced its new-look LX 570 with new
features, revised model line-up and more competitive pricing than its predecessor .....
Lexus GS released
13th April, 2012
Featuring an all-new model line-up, engine variants, design
and on-board technology, the new Lexus GS has been engineered to deliver the space, comfort, power, features
and driving dynamics demanded from a grand touring sports sedan .....
Lexus GS prices announced
29th February, 2012
Set to arrive in April, Lexus' new GS 250 and GS 350 models will
feature sharp pricing across three variants, starting from $77,900* for the GS 250 Luxury model .....
Lexus LX 570 update on the way
13th January, 2012
Sporting a bold new front end and new on-board technology, Lexus
has refreshed its LX 570 by adopting Lexus' signature spindle grille, new 20-inch alloy wheel design, exterior
styling and onboard technology .....
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Lexus LF-LC coupe concept
22nd December, 2011
Taking the new Lexus design direction one step further, the LF-LC 2+2
sport coupe will be unveiled next month in USA at the Detroit Motor Show .....
Lexus GS unveiled in USA
19th August, 2011
The new model combines dynamic styling, precise handling,
innovative technology and a spacious, luxurious interior .....
29th July, 2011
The new Lexus GS has also been engineered to provide a more
engaging and dynamic driving experience and the highest levels of refinement .....
Lexus Landaulet for Prince Albert II of Monaco
27th June, 2011
A unique, full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet fitted with a
one-piece transparent polycarbonate roof will serve as the royal wedding car when Prince Albert II of Monaco marries
Carlene Wittstock in Monte Carlo on 2nd July .....
Lexus CT200h released
26th April, 2011
Starting at $39,990*, CT 200h will open up the Lexus brand to a
host of new and existing customers - those wanting to enter the luxury market, those wanting to downsize to a
stylish and sporty hatchback, and those who wish to take advantage of the CT 200h's unique hybrid driveline .....
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept for New York
6th April, 2011
Lexus has announced that the LF-Gh hybrid concept will make its world
debut at the 2011 New York Motor Show .....
Lexus CT 200h arrives in March
23rd February, 2011
The all-new Lexus CT 200h hybrid hatch will bring new levels of
technology, equipment and customer service to the compact luxury segment when it launches locally late next month .....
Lexus shows two modified IS Fs
30th January, 2011
One of Japan's largest custom car show recently revealed the sporting
side of Lexus with two tuned and modified IS Fs* on display at the Tokyo Auto Salon .....
Lexus CT 200h released in Japan
16th January, 2011
Lexus launched the hybrid-only "CT 200h"1, its first
entry in the premium-compact segment in Japan last week. And it will be coming to Australia this year .....
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Updated Lexus IS F released
12th December, 2010
Performance revisions extend to the IS F's suspension, where
significant re-tuning work improves ride comfort and high-speed stability under all driving conditions .....
Lexus RX updated
30th November, 2010
The new Advanced Pre-Collision Safety System, however, also
applies the vehicle's brakes if the driver fails to do so .....
Lexus IS 350 released
10th November, 2010
Lexus Australia has boosted the IS model line-up with the
introduction of the powerful new IS 350 sedan. Slotting between the IS 250 and IS F variants, the new IS 350 will
deliver 233 kW of power and 378 Nm of torque. The launch of IS 350 coincides with new styling and features for the
IS sedan range .....
Lexus CT 200h F Sport revealed
15th October, 2010
Lexus has revealed the CT 200h F Sport in advance of the model's
introduction to Australia in the first half of 2011 .....
Lexus SC 430 production concludes
26th August, 2010
Lexus has ended production of the SC 430 after almost a decade.
The SC 430 was Lexus' first two-door hard-top coupe-convertible. It paved the way for the evolution of Lexus'
design philosophy which culminated in the L-finesse inspired vehicles of today .....
More details: Lexus CT 200h
16th August, 2010
Far from being a standard hybrid, the new CT 200h - the first
Lexus for the luxury small car market - has been the subject of innovative, detailed chassis engineering to
ensure the CT 200h is a true driver's car .....
Lexus IS 350 set to perform
25th May, 2010
Lexus' forthcoming IS 350 sedan will develop the highest
specific output of any of its naturally aspirated six-cylinder rivals when it launches late this year .....
Lexus CT 200h bound for Australia
29th April, 2010
Due on sale in the first half of 2011, the CT 200h will become
the fourth hybrid Lexus model available in Australia .....
Lexus LFA to take on the 'ring
29th March, 2010
It will be the first time the production LFA is seen in
'full-blooded' competition, taking on one of the world's most challenging circuits .....
Lexus LS 600hL upgraded
9th March, 2010
Lexus' full hybrid LS 600hL flagship gains a range of
technological and styling improvements for the 2010 model year .....
Lexus CT 200h set for 2011 release
28th February, 2010
Entering production in late 2010 and set for sale worldwide, the
full hybrid model will provide a new gateway to the Lexus range and attract new, younger customers to the brand .....
Lexus to expand IS range with 350
22nd February, 2010
Australia will become one of only four countries to receive the
powerful IS 350 sedan, joining the United States, Canada and Japan .....
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Lexus upgrades IS 250 range
6th October, 2009
Inspired by the range-topping, high-performance IS F sedan, and
based on IS 250 Sports, the new Lexus IS 250 F-Sport gains additional design and comfort enhancements .....
Lexus presents LF-Ch concept
24th September, 2009
Lexus LF-Ch concept combines compact dimensions, stylish five-door, full
hybrid technology and low emissions to satisfy the most demanding customer requirements and to appeal to a new, younger
generation of customers .....
Lexus IS 250C arrives
4th September, 2009
Dynamically, the Lexus IS 250C has been designed to combine the
driving performance traits of a sedan, with the open air enjoyment of a convertible .....
Lexus IS-F cops a Policing role in UK
28th July, 2009
The Lexus IS-F has a performance tuned 5.0-litre V8 engine capable
of reaching 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds .....
Lexus announces prices for new convertible
15th July, 2009
Lexus IS 250C will come to market with three model grades,
starting at a sharp $79,900* for the Prestige model .....
Lexus Increases Hybrid Battery Warranty
29th June, 2009
Lexus Australia has announced it will increase all Lexus HV (hybrid) battery
warranties to eight years or 160,000 kilometres, whichever occurs sooner .....
Lexus RX 450h Released Locally
16th June, 2009
The petrol-electric hybrid will consume 6.4 litres of fuel per
100 km and emit 150 grammes of CO2 - an emissions figure not achieved by any other luxury SUV in Australia .....
Lexus IS 250C Proved In Harsh Australian Sun
9th June, 2009
The all-new Lexus IS 250C has undergone an intensive development
testing programme that took in some of the harshest conditions - including the Australian outback .....
Lexus RX 450h Continues Hybrid Firsts
19th May, 2009
The debut of all-new Lexus RX 450h will herald another hybrid
world-first for Lexus, the introduction of the world's only Atkinson Cycle V6 engine in a hybrid .....
Lexus Adds Sporting Package To IS 250
7th April, 2009
The new Sports Package adds unique 18 inch split
five-spoke alloy wheels, satellite navigation, aluminium pedals and sports suspension .....
Lexus Sells Its 15,000th RX In Australia
18th March, 2009
The milestone was achieved on the eve of the launch of the all
new third generation RX 350, after just six years on sale .....
Lexus Announces Class Leading Emissions & Economy For New RX 450h
15th March, 2009
On sale from mid-2009, the new full hybrid crossover is the high
performance flagship of the RX range, which now enters its third-generation .....
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Lexus LF-C concept car
26th August, 2004
Paris Motor Show will be the location for the European debut of the
Lexus LF-C concept which originally appeared in April 2004 at the New York Motor Show ......
Lexus LF-C concept
9th April, 2004
Lexus reveal the direction their IS300 may be heading when
they showed the LF-C concept car at the 2004 New York Motor Show .....
Lexus LF-C Sports Coupe Concept Car
28th March, 2004
A new V8 powered concept car will be unveiled at the New York
Motor Show next month .....
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